Gen Raheel confirms death sentences of 11 ‘terrorists’


RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday confirmed death sentences awarded to another 11 ‘terrorists’.

A press release issued by the army’s media wing ISPR said the convicts, tried by military courts, were involved in killing and kidnapping of civilians, attacks on armed forces and law enforcement agencies, destruction of schools and communication infrastructure.

 Details of the convicts provided by the army

1. Muhammad Umar S/O Daleel Khan: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan and Law Enforcement Agencies which resulted in death of soldiers and injuries to police officials. He was also involved in fabrication of explosives. He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 3 charges and awarded death sentence.

2. Hameedullah S/O Muhammad Ghazi (Convict Number 1), Rehmatullah S/O Umar Din (Convict Number 2), Muhammad Nabi S/O Dilawar Shah (Convict Number 3) and Moulvi Dilbar Khan S/O Kashkar (Convict Number 4). These four convicts were active members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. They were involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agency which resulted in death of Senior Superintendent of Police Muhammad Hilal Khan, Colonel Mustafa Jamal and Captain Ishfaq. They were also in possession of fire arms and explosives. The convicts admitted their offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. Convict numbers 1 and 2 were tried on 3 charges, convict number 3 was tried on 2 charges and convict number 4 was tried on one charge and all were awarded death sentence.

3. Rizwan Ullah S/O Taj Mir Khan: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in killing of a civilian, kidnapping WAPDA employee and attacking Armed Forces which resulted in injuries to an officer and a soldier. He was also in possession of fire arms and explosives. He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 5 charges and awarded death sentence.

4.Gul Rehman S/O Zareen: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces which resulted in death of a civilian and a soldier. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 2 charges and awarded death sentence.

5.Muhammad Ibrahim S/O Maseen: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces and destruction of Babu Chamtalai Bridge which resulted in death of civilians and a soldier. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 4 charges and awarded death sentence.

6.Sardar Ali S/O Muhammad Akram Khan: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces and destruction of educational institutions which resulted in injuries and death of soldiers. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 3 charges and awarded death sentence.

7.Sher Muhammad Khan S/O Ahmed Khan: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in killing of a civilian and attacking Armed Forces which resulted in injuries and death of soldiers. He was also in possession of fire arms and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 4 charges and awarded death sentence.

8.Muhammad Jawad S/O Muhammad Musa: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and killing of a civilian. He was also in possession of fire arms, ammunition and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the trial court. He was tried on 4 charges and awarded death sentence.

Earlier, General Raheel Sharif had in Dec, 2015 signed death warrants of four terrorists involved in suicide bombings and other heinous crimes.

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